[svlug] Feb 19th Linux Users' Group of Davis: "Creating Accessible Websites"

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Fri Feb 9 13:39:02 PST 2007

The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD), will be holding a meeting on:

  February 19, 2007
  6:30pm - 9:00pm

The meeting will be held at our normal location:

  Davis Public Library (Blanchard Meeting Room)
  315 East 14th Street
  Davis, California 95616


  Creating Accessible Websites
  Presented by: Seth Duffey, City of Davis

    This presentation will focus on creating websites that accessible
    to all users, regardless of physical ability or the way in which they
    use the Internet.  Topics that will covered: general accessibility
    concepts, discuss Section 508 and the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)'s
    WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative), improving accessibility of an
    existing website, and designing for accessibility from the start.

    Seth Duffey is the webmaster for the City of Davis.  He has recently
    written an article on creating accessible online maps.

For details on this meeting, visit:


For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:


Borrow Books from LUGOD:

  LUGOD maintains a lending library containing nearly 150 books related
  to Linux, networking, programming and other topics.
  (See http://www.lugod.org/library/ for the complete list.)

  If you'd like for a book to be brought to this meeting so you may
  borrow it, contact: librarian at lugod.org

About LUGOD:

  The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
  dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
  and Free Software.

  LUGOD holds regular meetings with guest speakers in Davis, California,
  as well as other events in Davis and the greater Sacramento region.
  Events are always free and open to the public.

  Please visit our website for more details:  http://www.lugod.org/

Bill Kendrick
pr at lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis

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